Tag Archives: trees

Mar 2012 – Espalier Apple Trees

Trees are my one indulgence and this month once again I’ve been seduced by fruit trees. There’s the blossom in the spring, canopy of leaves in summer and in autumn a glorious harvest. We planted our main orchard five years … Continue reading

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Sep 2010 – Love is in the air!

Lenny the Lonesome duck now has three female companions. I call them ‘Lenny and his Ladies’. The three Khaki Campbell drakes that didn’t get on with Lenny also now have a girl friend each, although with their loud quakes they’re … Continue reading

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Feb 2009 – Tree Planting

Brrr! Its been cold, but we shouldn’t complain – our little peninsula in West Cork missed out on the worst of the snow, thanks to the Gulf Stream. Just one beautiful snow laden morning greeted us, by lunchtime it had melted … Continue reading

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